Still time to apply for fuel assistance

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP)– If you need help heating your home this winter, you can still apply for the state’s fuel assistance program at any of their locations throughout Western Massachusetts.

The Fuel Assistance Program is an energy assistance program that can help you pay for heating your house or apartment during the colder part of the year, between November 1st and April 30th of each year.

You will have to meet certain eligibility requirements to qualify and the program works on a first come first serve basis, so the sooner you apply the better.

The following is a list of locations you can apply for the Fuel Assistance program:

For Hampden County, excluding Springfield:
The Valley Opportunity Council
300 High Street, Holyoke
(413) 552-1559

35 Mt. Carmel Ave.
2nd Floor

100 Elm Street

For Springfield:
New England Farm Workers’ Council
1666 Main St.
Springfield, MA 01103

For Hampshire and Franklin Counties:
Community Action
377 Main Street, Greenfield
(413) 277-1205


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